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3-Ingredient Peppermint Bark

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3-Ingredient Peppermint Bark
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 16
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This easy peppermint bark has a delicious dark chocolate layer on the bottom with white candy coating, peppermint candies and dark chocolate drizzle on top.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups dark chocolate baking chips (from 20-oz package)
  • 1 package (16 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped
  • 24 red and white hard peppermint candies, crushed (about 2/3 cup crushed)

Steps

  • 1
    Line cookie sheet with waxed paper, foil or cooking parchment paper. Place 2 1/4 cups of the dark chocolate chips in 2-quart microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Evenly spread on cookie sheet to 1/4-inch thickness. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 2-quart microwavable bowl, microwave candy coating uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Carefully pour and spread over dark chocolate to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle evenly with crushed peppermint candy.
  • 3
    In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips uncovered on High 50 to 60 seconds or until almost melted. Stir until smooth; drizzle on bark. Let stand at least 2 hours until hardened. Break into pieces. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To crush hard peppermint candies, place in resealable plastic freezer bag; crush with rolling pin or meat mallet.
  • tip 2
    Substitute red, green and white hard peppermint candies or candy canes for the red and white hard peppermint candies.

Nutrition Information

340 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 42g Total Carbohydrate, 35g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
13g
65%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
35g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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